(NEW YORK) -- LeBron James can count Katie Holmes as a fan.
The actress, a Toledo native, may now live in New York City with her daughter, Suri Cruise, but she's excited that King James is returning to her home state.
"I've been visiting my family in Ohio, and we're so happy as Ohioans that LeBron [James] is coming back!" she told People. "It's a really big deal for our state, and it's so cool of him."
Holmes, 35, has a big summer ahead of her work-wise: Her new film The Giver hits theaters on August 15.
However, she is still making time for fun, too. She and Suri may take surfing lessons with surfer Courtney Conlogue.
"I hope she's got a lot of time … and patience," Holmes, a self-described "risk-taker," said. "I've never surfed before... [but] it'll be really fun!"
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